50-year-old woman in county clink charged with stabbing man in leg

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A 50-year-old woman is in jail and another man is recovering in a Hattiesburg hospital after being stabbed in the leg Friday evening.

Grace Allen was being held in the Jones County Adult Detention Center charged with aggravated assault. She had her initial appearance in Laurel Municipal Court on Sunday where Judge Kyle Robertson set her bond at $50,000.

Laurel police responded Friday at 5:46 p.m. to they call of an assault in the 1600 block of Mississippi Avenue.

When police arrived, the found a man whom they would not identify suffering from a stab wound to the leg. He was first taken by EMServ ambulance to South Central Regional Medical Center before being transferred to Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg.

Investigator Abraham McKenzie is assigned the case.